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Lucas Oil to sponsor NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis

With 2020 racing action on the horizon, NHRA has announced Lucas Oil as the title rights sponsor of the July 18-19 event at the famed Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. 
30 Jun 2020
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Indy
With 2020 racing action on the horizon, NHRA has announced Lucas Oil as the title rights sponsor of the July 18-19 event at the famed Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.  The Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis will be the second…
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Martin Betz named Executive Director of Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

Martin Betz has been named executive director of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.
30 Jun 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Museum
Martin Betz has been named executive director of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., it was announced today by the museum’s board of directors. Betz, a…
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Texas Motorplex teams with Chris Kyle Frog Foundation for event ticket offer

The Texas Motorplex, home of the historic AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, held Oct. 14-18, is teaming up once again with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation to offer military and first responders free tickets to the annual NHRA national event.
29 Jun 2020
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Texas Motorplex
The Texas Motorplex, home of the historic AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, held Oct. 14-18, is teaming up once again with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation to offer military and first responders free tickets to the annual NHRA national event. Last year…
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Daniels, Shuford, and Phillips lead Southeast Division winners at GALOT

Randy Daniels, Don Shuford, and Cody Phillips led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division visited GALOT Motorsports Park.
27 Jun 2020
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Division 2
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at GALOT Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Randy Daniels, Grantsboro, N.C., '08 Sunfire, D/SM, 5.388, 125.…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster will get you ready to race and watch

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, available now online for free and also in the mail to NHRA members around the world, focuses on the upcoming restart of racing in Indianapolis with event and Pro Stock Motorcycle previews and much more.
25 Jun 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA Northwest Nationals canceled due to state and county restrictions

The Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals, originally scheduled for July 31–Aug. 2, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions in Washington state and King County that would not allow fans to attend the event.
25 Jun 2020
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Seattle
The Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals, originally scheduled for July 31–Aug. 2 outside of Seattle, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions in Washington state and King County that would not allow fans to attend the event. NHRA made this…
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Tickets now on sale for 40th annual NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta

Tickets are now on sale for the 40th annual Southern Nationals, Aug. 28-30 at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. Along with 11,000-horsepower Top Fuel and Funny Cars, fans will witness t Pro Mod, NHRA Factory Stock Showdown cars, and the Mountain Motor Pro Stock class.
25 Jun 2020
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Atlanta
Tickets are now on sale for the 40th annual Southern Nationals, Aug. 28-30 at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. The event, previously canceled earlier this year, was returned to the 2020 schedule earlier this month. The prestigious event, an NHRA…
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Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to reopen to public starting July 1

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, closed since March 16 due to COVID-19, will be reopening to the public on Wednesday, July 1. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The Museum will be following all L.A. County guidelines and have additional precautions in place.
24 Jun 2020
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Museum
The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, closed since March 16 due to COVID-19, will be reopening to the public on Wednesday, July 1. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.  The Museum will be following all of the Los…
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Cory McClenathan to return to Top Fuel for NHRA Indy doubleheader with DSR

Top Fuel veteran Cory “Mac” McClenathan will return to Don Schumacher Racing for a two-event “redemption tour” at the upcoming NHRA Indianapolis doubleheader at Lucas Oil Raceway next month piloting the Nordic Boats/Revchem Composites Top Fuel dragster.
24 Jun 2020
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Cory McClenathan
Top Fuel veteran Cory “Mac” McClenathan will return to Don Schumacher Racing for a two-event “redemption tour” at the upcoming NHRA Indianapolis doubleheader at Lucas Oil Raceway next month. McClenathan, who had previously announced his drag racing…
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Come heck or high water, Cruz Pedregon and team still flooded with optimism

As if getting ready to return to racing after a four-month hiatus due to COVOD-19 wasn't enough, Cruz Pedregon's Snap-on Tools team had to deal with a partially flooded shop after its fire-suppression system was triggered. John Kernan reports from Indy.
23 Jun 2020
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E3 Spark Plugs named title sponsor of July 11-12 NHRA Indianapolis event

E3 Spark Plugs, the Official Spark Plug and Official Ignition Products of NHRA, has signed an agreement to become the title rights sponsor of July 11-12 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
23 Jun 2020
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Indy
E3 Spark Plugs, the Official Spark Plug and Official Ignition Products of NHRA, has signed an agreement to become the title rights sponsor of July 11-12 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The…
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Eight-time NHRA Top Fuel champ Tony Schumacher will compete at Indy events

Tony Schumacher, the winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history, will make his highly anticipated return to the dragstrip when the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season resumes next month.
22 Jun 2020
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Tony Schumacher
Tony Schumacher, the winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history, will make his highly anticipated return to the dragstrip when the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season resumes next month. The eight-time world champion will be back behind…
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Januik, Gordon, and Thomas lead Division 5 winners at Bandimere Speedway

Nick Januik, Doug Gordon, and Don Thomas led the list of champions as the NHRA West Central Division launched its 2020 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season with the Trailer Source Thunder on the Mountain presented by NAPA at Bandimere Speedway.
19 Jun 2020
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Division 5
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division Trailer Source Thunder on the Mountain presented by NAPA: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev…
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Williams, Pierdolla, Candies lead winners at Houston's Texas Sportsman Challenge

Chase Williams, Hunter Pierdolla, and Brett Candies found the winner's circle at the NHRA's South Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Sportsman Showdown at Houston Raceway Park.
19 Jun 2020
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Winners
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division Sportsman Showdown: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Chase Williams, Carthage, Texas, '14 Spitzer, B/DA, 6.803, 176.…
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Fricke, Bellemeur take Top Alcohol victories at 2020 Northeast Division opener

Jackie Fricke, Sean Bellemeur, and Peter D'Angolo led the list of champs as the Northeast Division opened its season at New England Dragway.
19 Jun 2020
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at New England Dragway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER  Jackie Fricke, Flemington, N.J., 5.316, 274.83 def. Duane Shields…
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals move to zMAX as part of Jr. Drag Week

The future stars of the National Hot Rod Association will compete at zMAX Dragway, July 10-18, when the “Bellagio of Drag Strips” hosts the wildly popular Jr. Drag Racing Week that will conclude with the prestigious NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Eastern Conference Finals.
19 Jun 2020
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Jr Drag Racing League
The future stars of the National Hot Rod Association will compete at zMAX Dragway, July 10-18, when the “Bellagio of Drag Strips” hosts the wildly popular Jr. Drag Racing Week that will conclude with the prestigious NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League…
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WFO Radio: Matt Hartford, National Dragster's Phil Burgess, and Will Hanna

NHRA National Dragster Editor Phil Burgess, Pro Stock racer Matt Hartford, and alcohol-racing expert Will Hanna were guests on WFO Radio Live. Check out the archived edition.
17 Jun 2020
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WFO
This week on WFO Radio Live, airing Thursday at 4 p.m. Eastern, NHRA National Dragster Editor Phil Burgess stopped by to discuss the return of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing and the National Dragster's return to a print edition.  Pro Stock…
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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series set to roar back into action July 11-12 In Indy

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will roar back into action at famed Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, July 11-12, with Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle competition in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series plus two special companion events.
17 Jun 2020
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Indy
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will roar back into action at famed Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, July 11-12, with Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle competition in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series plus two…
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Scoring change announced for 2020 E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series

Racers in the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service will contest a 12-event schedule in 2020 as originally planned but will now earn points towards the season championship at just nine of those 12 events.
16 Jun 2020
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Pro Mod
Racers in the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service will contest a 12-event schedule in 2020 as originally planned but will now earn points towards the season championship at just nine of those 12 events. The scoring…
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Flav-R-Pac named title rights sponsor of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Pacific Raceways

Norpac’s Flav-R-Pac Brand has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title rights sponsor of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Pacific Raceways, outside of Seattle, Wash.
16 Jun 2020
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Seattle
Norpac’s Flav-R-Pac Brand has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title rights sponsor of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Pacific Raceways, outside of Seattle, Wash. The 33rd annual Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals is set…
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Erica Enders talks Comp, racing preparations being made by Pro Stock team

Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock champ Erica Enders talked with NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype about her recent foray into Comp eliminator and about battling to defend her crown in a non-Countdown points season.
14 Jun 2020
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Lane, Stults, Lang lead NHRA Northwest Division winners at Pacific Raceways

Cody Lane, Rod Stults, and Jody Lang led the wist of winners as the NHRA Northwest DivisionNHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competed at Pacific Raceways outside of Seattle, Wash.
13 Jun 2020
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Division 6
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Pacific Raceways: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, B/SMA, 8.090, 148.23  def…
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Reinhart Reveals: The difference between NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle engines

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles basically come in two configurations: two-cylinder V-Twins and four-cylinder machines like the Suzukis. What's the difference inside and out? Power? Rules? NHRA's Alan Reinhart breaks it all down.
13 Jun 2020
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Alan Reinhart
  Previously revealed: Reinhart Reveals: The differences between Pro Stock and big-…
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NHRA National Dragster returns to print with focus on NHRA Return to Racing; digital version still available for free to all

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, available now online for free and, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, also in the mail to NHRA members around the world, focuses on NHRA's return to racing, including interviews with drivers, crew chiefs, and engine builders.
11 Jun 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Greg Anderson and Cruz Pedregon Racing’s Caleb Cox on WFO Radio Live today

WFO Radio Live will feature interviews with Greg Anderson and Cruz Pedregon Racing’s Caleb Cox today at 4 p.m. Eastern time. Fans can watch on WFO Radio's Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch channels. 
11 Jun 2020
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WFO
WFO Radio Live will feature interviews with Greg Anderson and Cruz Pedregon Racing’s Caleb Cox today at 4 p.m. Eastern time. Fans can watch on WFO Radio's Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch channels.  Anderson will discuss the latest…
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racers headed for Tulsa and the Western Conference Finals

The first of two national events in the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League is on the horizon, and racers will soon be heading to Osage Tulsa Raceway Park for the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals June 22-26.
11 Jun 2020
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Jr Drag Racing League
The first of two national events in the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League is on the horizon, and racers will soon be heading to Osage Tulsa Raceway Park for the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals. This year’s event for the fourth…
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Jim Dunn Racing adds Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment as new team backer

When the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to the track in July, Jim Dunn Racing will be bringing with it a new sponsor in Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment drink for the summer schedule. Sqwincher Zero will be featured on the car at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals.
10 Jun 2020
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Jim Dunn
When the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to the track in July, Jim Dunn Racing will be bringing with it a new sponsor for the summer schedule. Starting at the two Indianapolis events, Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment drink will be on…
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Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle to be contested at U.S. Nationals in 2020

The Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle event, which annual pits eight of the class’ best riders in head to head competition for a $25,000 winner payout, will take place this season at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.
09 Jun 2020
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Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle
The Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle event, which annual pits eight of the class’ best riders in head to head competition for a $25,000 winner payout, will take place this season at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. The special event,…
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NHRA Southern Nationals will celebrate 40th year with nitro, Pro Mods, and more

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will return to Atlanta Dragway Aug. 28-30 for the 40th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway with a diverse slate of competition.
08 Jun 2020
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Atlanta
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will return to Atlanta Dragway Aug. 28-30 for the 40th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway with a diverse slate of competition. The Southern Nationals, which previously had been canceled when…
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JEGS Allstars competition will take place at prestigious U.S. Nationals in 2020

The JEGS Allstars competition, one of the most intense NHRA Sportsman competitions of the year, will take place this year at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.
08 Jun 2020
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JEGS Allstars
The JEGS Allstars competition, one of the most intense NHRA Sportsman competitions of the year, will take place this year at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. The special event, originally scheduled to take place at its…
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